IDEMIA and JCB partner to launch the first F-Code payment card in Japan
IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, today announces its partnership with JCB, the leading international payment network in Japan, to introduce the future of biometric payments to Japanese customers.
With F-Code, the new generation biometric payment card which replaces your PIN code with your fingerprint, a new chapter opens up for biometric payments in Japan and within regional JCB core markets. F-Code reinforces the user’s security and privacy by ensuring a unique and universal identification. It also helps retailers speed up the check-out process as well as enabling banks and governments to reduce illegitimate access to services and prevent identity fraud and theft.
After JCB’s successful introduction of the JCB Tokenization Platform (JTP) in collaboration with IDEMIA in 2016, a strong partnership has been established between IDEMIA (formerly known as OT-Morpho) and JCB regarding payment innovation in Japan. Today, the two companies present the future of payments to a country always eager for innovation. This major business announcement was made by Didier Lamouche, IDEMIA’s CEO, at the JCB World Conference, which took place on November 2 in Taipei.
Convinced that digital payments will change the way people shop and pay by bringing more convenience and security to the payment experience, we are thrilled to participate in the next wave in Japan. We are looking forward to shaping the future of payments with our partner JCB
We are happy to partnering with IDEMIA in order to bring customers the F-Code technology. We tirelessly work on offering the most recent and secured technologies to payment card users in Japan and abroad. Introducing them this biometric new opportunity to secure daily payments will add a major milestone to our business.
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